NOVEMBER 14, 1990
AT THE MOVIES, terror doll Chucky (right) wreaks havoc on the box office as Child’s Play 2 opens to $10.7 million. ON TV, drawing 34 million viewers, Cheers finishes No. 1 in the Nielsens. IN MUSIC, it’s a shining moment in Billboard album chart history as Vanilla Ice’s To the Extreme and M.C. Hammer’s Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em continue their one-two punch. MEANWHILE…tech experts predict that by 1995, personal computers will be able to recognize handwriting and voice, but when these innovations finally arrived, in the late ’90s, they were less than perfect.